Case Bottle

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Object Name: 
Case Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.3.234
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.5 cm, W: 7.8 cm, D: 7.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1700-1799
Primary Description: 
Case Bottle. Colorless, probably non-lead glass; blown by so-called German half-post method, molded for body form, enameled decoration. Tall straight-sided octagonal (square with chamfered corners) body, rounding at nearly flat shoulders, short tapering neck fitted with pewter collar and screw cap; rough pontil mark; polychrome decoration (yellow, henna, French blue, green, white and black): on wide sides; conventionalized "Sunflower" spray; on ends, stylized leaf sprays; on corners, multiple figure-eights and petals; on shoulder, trios of yellow petals on henna band.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
1951-04-23
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, pp. 151, 419, #136; BIB# 18098